Your inner compass or conscience tells you if you would risk your life for others or not
Even if we fail or perish, our efforts must lead to some result. When so many seeds are sown, some plants must come up. Posterity will blame those who remain idle in a time like this. I do not wish to incur in that blame.
A memory of my father's life growing up in the Great Depression and WWII.
A mixture of new and old photos of the same locations in Copenhagen.
I knew the name of this Baptist church but never realized until recently that my great grandparents on my father’s side grew up in that church’s fellowship. When you dig into your family history and visit the places, they lived their lives become alive. Walking in their footsteps, we met the young pastor at the church. He let us […]
A hundred years ago, the Spanish Flu ran wild all over the world. WWI meant restrictions on free speech, and as Spain was not involved in the war and wrote about it, the disease was named “the Spanish Flu.” Young people and children died in a few days from this horrible infection. Parents lost children, and children lost their parents […]
On our trips around in Denmark, my husband and I always try to include a memorial for something historical in that same area. This time, a few weeks ago, it meant many extra kilometers as we primarily wanted to see the North Sea in high autumn sunshine. The War Memorial at the crash site in South West Jutland This memorial […]
When I visit my friend who allowed me to take pictures of her displays of toys and things from the old days, I always see something new
An historical exhibition with a seldom mixture of view into former times and modern beauty ideals
When put in a traumatic situation as a very young child, the facts about what happened can be impossible to fathom. I believe the youngest boy has suffered so much loneliness in Theresienstadt that his bitterness denied him to communicate with his siblings
Last week, I showed you the stately building of the children’s tuberculosis sanatorium. Today’s post is on the treatment or cure at the same place during the years of operation from 1911-1959. The old photos are from a brochure on the subject from the Danish Museum for Nursing History. The last one is from a visit to the museum. Some children […]